The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 281 326 373
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +47
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 459 366 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.05% 0.80% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.17% 3.21% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 404 240 162
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £32,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
SC Cleared
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10996 11418 10933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.07% 24.83% 24.95%
Number of salaries quoted 9160 9108 8938
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,550 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £71,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in London

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the London region.

SC Cleared Salary Trend in London

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

SC Cleared Salary Histogram in London

SC Cleared
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +11 81 £55,000 -3.50% 10
Greenford - 6 £55,000 -
New Malden - 6 - -
Wembley +2 4 £52,000 -
Docklands, London - 4 £42,500 -
Feltham -14 2 £45,750 -
Croydon +7 1 £43,000 -21.81% 1
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared.

1 921 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 177 (19.22%) DV Cleared
3 169 (18.35%) Cisco
4 166 (18.02%) Oracle
5 154 (16.72%) Degree
6 149 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
7 146 (15.85%) Windows
8 145 (15.74%) Finance
9 138 (14.98%) Microsoft
10 136 (14.77%) Cisco Certification
11 134 (14.55%) Firewall
12 120 (13.03%) ITIL
13 109 (11.83%) SQL
14 106 (11.51%) C
15 96 (10.42%) Information Security
16 92 (9.99%) Analytical Skills
17 90 (9.77%) Juniper
18 89 (9.66%) VMware
19 87 (9.45%) Telecoms
20 86 (9.34%) Java
21 85 (9.23%) LAN
21 85 (9.23%) WAN
22 83 (9.01%) CheckPoint
23 80 (8.69%) CCNA
24 76 (8.25%) MS Excel
25 75 (8.14%) .NET
25 75 (8.14%) CCNP
26 74 (8.03%) Linux
27 73 (7.93%) UNIX
27 73 (7.93%) C#

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 51 (5.54%) SharePoint
2 45 (4.89%) IIS
3 28 (3.04%) SharePoint 2013
4 27 (2.93%) SharePoint 2010
5 25 (2.71%) BizTalk Server
6 22 (2.39%) WebLogic
7 15 (1.63%) Lync
7 15 (1.63%) Oracle Application Server
8 13 (1.41%) Apache
8 13 (1.41%) MS Exchange
9 12 (1.30%) SAS
10 11 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (1.09%) Node.js
11 10 (1.09%) JBoss
12 9 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (0.87%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.76%) CMS
14 7 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
14 7 (0.76%) Umbraco
15 6 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 76 (8.25%) MS Excel
2 29 (3.15%) MS Office
3 12 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.43%) MS Project
5 3 (0.33%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.33%) SPSS
6 2 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 52 (5.65%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (3.04%) Oracle EBS R12
3 26 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
4 18 (1.95%) Oracle Applications
5 13 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
6 10 (1.09%) Oracle ERP
7 6 (0.65%) Oracle 11i
8 5 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.43%) Oracle Payroll
9 4 (0.43%) Oracle iRecruitment
10 3 (0.33%) LabWindows
10 3 (0.33%) Oracle CRM
10 3 (0.33%) Oracle SCM
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle HRMS
11 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
11 2 (0.22%) SAP GRC
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle iProcurement
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 27 (2.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.87%) Office 365
4 7 (0.76%) SaaS
5 5 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.54%) Amazon S3
5 5 (0.54%) Amazon EMR
6 4 (0.43%) PaaS
7 1 (0.11%) IaaS
7 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.11%) CodePlex
Communications & Networking
1 134 (14.55%) Firewall
2 85 (9.23%) LAN
2 85 (9.23%) WAN
3 63 (6.84%) Wireless
4 44 (4.78%) Network Security
5 35 (3.80%) VoIP
6 34 (3.69%) Cisco ASA
7 30 (3.26%) DNS
7 30 (3.26%) BGP
8 29 (3.15%) OSPF
9 27 (2.93%) Wireless Security
9 27 (2.93%) Cisco Nexus
10 23 (2.50%) SAN
10 23 (2.50%) DHCP
11 19 (2.06%) TCP/IP
12 18 (1.95%) Internet
12 18 (1.95%) MPLS
12 18 (1.95%) IP Telephony
13 17 (1.85%) FWSM
14 16 (1.74%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (7.71%) SQL Server
2 47 (5.10%) Oracle Database
3 45 (4.89%) Oracle Exadata
4 38 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 32 (3.47%) Big Data
6 27 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 25 (2.71%) MongoDB
8 24 (2.61%) Hadoop
8 24 (2.61%) MySQL
9 22 (2.39%) Oracle Database 11g
10 21 (2.28%) NoSQL
11 18 (1.95%) Oracle BI EE
11 18 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 16 (1.74%) Relational Database
13 15 (1.63%) DB2
14 14 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
16 11 (1.19%) RDBMS
17 10 (1.09%) Mahout
18 5 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 34 (3.69%) Selenium
2 31 (3.37%) NUnit
3 29 (3.15%) Visual Studio
4 26 (2.82%) JUnit
5 18 (1.95%) FitNesse
6 17 (1.85%) LoadRunner
7 13 (1.41%) Visual Studio Team System
7 13 (1.41%) CruiseControl
7 13 (1.41%) Git (software)
7 13 (1.41%) MSBuild
8 12 (1.30%) WebDriver
8 12 (1.30%) Cucumber
9 11 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (1.19%) Mockito
10 7 (0.76%) Jenkins
10 7 (0.76%) Rational DOORS
10 7 (0.76%) JMeter
11 6 (0.65%) HP UFT
11 6 (0.65%) Rational Performance Tester
11 6 (0.65%) JIRA
General
1 145 (15.74%) Finance
2 87 (9.45%) Telecoms
3 48 (5.21%) Retail
4 22 (2.39%) Banking
5 19 (2.06%) Manufacturing
6 15 (1.63%) Military
7 11 (1.19%) Marketing
8 8 (0.87%) Advertising
9 7 (0.76%) Legal
10 5 (0.54%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.43%) Publishing
11 4 (0.43%) Billing
12 3 (0.33%) Electronics
12 3 (0.33%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.22%) Local Government
14 1 (0.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 127 (13.79%) Consultant
2 124 (13.46%) Architect
3 69 (7.49%) Analyst
4 66 (7.17%) Developer
5 56 (6.08%) Security Consultant
6 53 (5.75%) Network Engineer
7 42 (4.56%) Technical Architect
8 38 (4.13%) Project Manager
9 36 (3.91%) Tester
9 36 (3.91%) DBA
10 33 (3.58%) Test Manager
11 32 (3.47%) Oracle Architect
12 31 (3.37%) Administrator
13 30 (3.26%) Oracle Technical Architect
14 27 (2.93%) .NET Developer
14 27 (2.93%) Test Analyst
15 25 (2.71%) Oracle DBA
16 24 (2.61%) Test Engineer
16 24 (2.61%) Support Engineer
17 23 (2.50%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (8.14%) .NET
2 57 (6.19%) HTML
3 56 (6.08%) CSS
4 54 (5.86%) Middleware
5 52 (5.65%) ASP.NET
6 48 (5.21%) Oracle Fusion
7 39 (4.23%) J2EE
8 35 (3.80%) WCF
9 33 (3.58%) Entity Framework
9 33 (3.58%) .NET Framework
10 31 (3.37%) Web Services
11 28 (3.04%) REST
12 26 (2.82%) HTML5
13 25 (2.71%) jQuery
14 24 (2.61%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
15 23 (2.50%) SOAP
16 22 (2.39%) CSS3
17 16 (1.74%) Apache CXF
18 14 (1.52%) Hibernate
18 14 (1.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 92 (9.99%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (4.89%) Oracle Exalogic
3 38 (4.13%) Data Centre
4 36 (3.91%) Management Information System
5 28 (3.04%) Computer Science
6 25 (2.71%) Visualisation
7 23 (2.50%) PKI
8 20 (2.17%) User Experience
9 19 (2.06%) CESG
10 17 (1.85%) Clustering
11 13 (1.41%) Replication
11 13 (1.41%) Mobile App
11 13 (1.41%) Private Cloud
12 10 (1.09%) Algorithms
12 10 (1.09%) RMADS
12 10 (1.09%) Blackberry
13 7 (0.76%) GIS
14 6 (0.65%) PMI
14 6 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.65%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 146 (15.85%) Windows
2 74 (8.03%) Linux
3 73 (7.93%) UNIX
4 32 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (1.74%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.65%) SUSE
9 5 (0.54%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.54%) Solaris
10 4 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.33%) CentOS
11 3 (0.33%) Android
12 2 (0.22%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.22%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.22%) webOS
12 2 (0.22%) Windows Phone 7
12 2 (0.22%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (13.03%) ITIL
3 96 (10.42%) Information Security
4 72 (7.82%) Project Management
5 67 (7.27%) Cyber Security
6 66 (7.17%) Change Management
7 65 (7.06%) PRINCE2
8 62 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 61 (6.62%) Analytics
10 60 (6.51%) Scrum
11 59 (6.41%) Service Delivery
12 57 (6.19%) Risk Management
13 53 (5.75%) Service Management
14 51 (5.54%) CRM
15 45 (4.89%) MVC
15 45 (4.89%) Penetration Testing
16 44 (4.78%) Open Source
17 41 (4.45%) Mentoring
18 40 (4.34%) Coaching
18 40 (4.34%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 109 (11.83%) SQL
2 106 (11.51%) C
3 86 (9.34%) Java
4 73 (7.93%) C#
5 58 (6.30%) JavaScript
6 36 (3.91%) C++
7 30 (3.26%) Python
8 26 (2.82%) Ruby
9 21 (2.28%) PHP
10 20 (2.17%) Perl
11 13 (1.41%) Shell Script
11 13 (1.41%) PowerShell
12 11 (1.19%) T-SQL
12 11 (1.19%) PL/SQL
13 10 (1.09%) Bash Shell
14 9 (0.98%) VB.NET
15 8 (0.87%) R
16 6 (0.65%) Scala
17 5 (0.54%) Clojure
17 5 (0.54%) AWK
Qualifications
1 921 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 177 (19.22%) DV Cleared
3 154 (16.72%) Degree
4 136 (14.77%) Cisco Certification
5 80 (8.69%) CCNA
6 75 (8.14%) CCNP
7 54 (5.86%) CISSP
8 47 (5.10%) ISTQB
9 34 (3.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 33 (3.58%) CCSA
11 32 (3.47%) CISM
11 32 (3.47%) ISEB
12 29 (3.15%) CCIE
13 20 (2.17%) MCSE
14 18 (1.95%) CCSE
15 12 (1.30%) MOS
15 12 (1.30%) VTSP
15 12 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (1.19%) HNC
16 11 (1.19%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (5.21%) QA
2 41 (4.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (3.69%) SLA
4 13 (1.41%) COBIT
5 11 (1.19%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.65%) JSP 440
7 5 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.11%) BS7799
9 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.11%) GPG13
9 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
System Software
1 67 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (5.32%) Active Directory
3 29 (3.15%) Hyper-V
4 17 (1.85%) XenApp
4 17 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
5 15 (1.63%) Firmware
6 12 (1.30%) VMware ESX
6 12 (1.30%) XenDesktop
7 8 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (0.87%) vSphere
8 6 (0.65%) vCloud
9 5 (0.54%) VirtualBox
9 5 (0.54%) Snort
9 5 (0.54%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.33%) Oracle Clusterware
11 3 (0.33%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 3 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (2.28%) Data Guard
2 11 (1.19%) SCCM
3 10 (1.09%) SCOM
4 9 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (0.98%) Puppet
5 8 (0.87%) Cisco Prime
5 8 (0.87%) NetBackup
5 8 (0.87%) Backup Exec
6 7 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (0.76%) Oracle ZFS
7 6 (0.65%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.43%) Nessus
8 4 (0.43%) OpenView
8 4 (0.43%) OSSEC
8 4 (0.43%) HP SIM
8 4 (0.43%) SCVMM
8 4 (0.43%) Nagios
8 4 (0.43%) ARCserve
8 4 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 169 (18.35%) Cisco
2 166 (18.02%) Oracle
3 138 (14.98%) Microsoft
4 90 (9.77%) Juniper
5 89 (9.66%) VMware
6 83 (9.01%) CheckPoint
7 68 (7.38%) HP
8 46 (4.99%) F5
9 37 (4.02%) Citrix
10 31 (3.37%) SAP
11 23 (2.50%) IBM
12 22 (2.39%) EMC
12 22 (2.39%) McAfee
13 21 (2.28%) Remedy
14 17 (1.85%) Fortinet
15 14 (1.52%) Sun
16 13 (1.41%) NetApp
17 12 (1.30%) Intel
17 12 (1.30%) Symantec
18 11 (1.19%) Blue Coat
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Vodafone
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Capgemini
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £35,000- 65,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £62000 - £73500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
SCC
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Online Recruitment Corporation Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Online Recruitment Corporation Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Pension, Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago